Letter from Girard to Mrs. Irwin Miller, 1963, 1/2. In the spring of 1963, Alexander Girard and Xenia Miller met in New York to shop for furniture for the Miller House. Following that trip, Girard forwarded a photograph of Herman Miller’s 675 Lounge Chair designed by Charles Eames. Mrs. Miller writes at the bottom of the Girard’s memo, “Don’t like for den even in brass.”
Letter from Girard to Mrs. Irwin Miller, 1961. On this day in 1961, Alexander Girard wrote to Xenia Miller to thank her for sending a Spanish creche for his Nativities exhibition at Atkins Museum (now the Nelson-Atkins Museum).
"Love" Wall Hanging, Environmental Enrichment Panel on Mexcotton ground, for Herman Miller, 1972
Letter from Irwin Miller to Girard, 1955, 1/2. After visiting both the Herman Miller and Knoll showrooms, J. Irwin Miller wrote to Alexander Girard to share his and Xenia’s thoughts on various items for the new house.
Letter from Irwin Miller to Girard, 1955, 2/2
Letter from Girard to Mrs. Irwin Miller, 1963, 1/3. Girard sent Xenia Miller four sketches of brass candle holders. Mrs. Miller ordered six of Alternate A.
"The result is Mexicotton and Mexidot / designed by Alexander Girard" Ad, Herman Miller Textiles, 1965
Letter from Girard to Mrs. Irwin Miller, 1963, 2/3
Letter from Martha Vander Linde, cc. Girard to Mrs. Irwin Miller, 1966. Martha Vander Linde of Herman Miller Textiles wrote to Mrs. Miller (at Girard’s request) and sent her wallpaper samples. Girard designed both textiles and wallpaper for Herman Miller.